Scientific Name: Varanus olivaceus

Found In: Philippines/Tropical rain forests with rocky outcrops

Size: Adults can reach up to 6 feet in length and 20 pounds

Diet: Omnivore. Diet consists of fruit; however, they will eat snails and crabs in their juvenile stage, and to supplement their diet if fruit is not available as an adult

Threat Level: Vulnerable. Habitat loss due to agriculture and logging is the major threat to this species

Facts: This species was considered extinct for over 150 years until documented observations in the 1980s